Constructions of the colonial period have also preserved in the city, a shining example of them is Sempoerna. The large-scale construction hosts the most famous art museum in the city, the Museum Sempoerna. Several attractive gift shops and cafes are also housed within its walls.
A trip to the mosque Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya would be an unforgettable experience; the height of this massive edifice is 65 meters. The mosque is one of the largest buildings in South-East Asia. Its dome is equipped with an excellent viewing platform for curious tourists. Today, visitors can climb to the platform using an elevator and appreciate a panoramic view of the city.
Age of many city attractions is relatively small, but they have quickly gained international fame. The largest spiral bridge in the country, Suramadu National Bridge, is situated in Surabaya. The amazingly beautiful spiral bridge connects the city with the island of Madura. It looks particularly impressive at night.
The Monkasel museum is an interesting cultural venue housed in the Soviet submarine. It has been in the inventory of the country since 1962; in 1990 it was decided to convert it into a submarine museum. During a tour of the museum visitors would listen about the structure of the submarine and the principles of its operation. It would be interesting for both adults and younger guests of the museum. Tugu Pahlawan historical monument also deserves the attention of travelers. It reminds of an important event in 1945, the landing of British conquerors. The monument is put on a large basement that houses the historical museum. Its main pride is a large collection of old photographs and documents.